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AIDS Institute/Center for AIDS Research Seed Grants

Each year the Institute provides funds to support specific projects, the work of particular labs, and to cover part or all of the salaries of newly recruited faculty members. Funds are allocated from several sources, including the UCLA CFAR, (through our Developmental Core), the AIDS Institute, UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, NIH and private donors.

Information Session- How to write a successful AIDS Institute/CFAR Seed Grant Application
Presented by Dr. Gail Wyatt.

Studies with an International Component

Studies with a Clinical Component

For any clinical research studies above minimal risk or in vulnerable populations.


UCLA AIDS Institute / UCLA CFAR / UCLA Pediatric AIDS Coalition

Accepting applications for the following: (PDF version)

Basic and Translational Research
The UCLA AIDS Institute/Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) are accepting applications for seed grants to fund basic and translational studies with special emphasis on collaborative and multi-disciplinary studies.  The UCLA AI/CFAR, UCLA Pediatric AIDS Coalition and other private sources will fund these seed grants.

Clinical Therapeutics and Biomedical Prevention
The UCLA AIDS Institute and Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) are accepting applications for seed grants to fund collaborative clinical studies relevant to HIV.  Special consideration will be given to new investigators, high-risk, high-benefit projects and new research direction projects.  These seed grants will be funded by the UCLA AI/CFAR and other private sources.

Prevention and Implementation Research
The UCLA CFAR and UCLA AIDS Institute are accepting Letters of Intent for this seed grant proposal to fund behavioral science research. The objective is to provide pilot funding for projects that will eventually be submitted to NIH and private funders to fund larger grants.

International Research on HIV/AIDS
The UCLA CFAR/AIDS Institute and UCLA Center for World Health are accepting seed grant proposals to fund global HIV prevention, clinical, and policy research. The objective is to provide pilot funding for projects that foster collaboration between UCLA and scientists from low- and middle-income countries, in order to stimulate HIV/AIDS research in these countries.

Biobehavioral Epidemiology and Substance Abuse
The UCLA AIDS Institute and Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) are accepting applications for seed grants to fund studies relevant to HIV in the new program section of Biobehavioral Epidemiology and Substance Abuse.  Special consideration will be given to new investigators, high-risk, high-benefit projects and new research direction projects.  These seed grants will be funded by the UCLA AI/CFAR and other private sources.

Fellowship Awards
The UCLA AIDS Institute/Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) are accepting applications to fund fellowship supplements for postdoctoral and graduate students working in HIV/AIDS.  These seed grants will be funded by the UCLA AI/CFAR and other private sources.

Deadline for receipt of Letters of Intent:  Monday June 27, 2016
Instructions for formal proposals will then be forwarded to applicants whose letters of intent are approved. Formal proposals will then be due on Monday September 5, 2016

For additional information, please contact Jina Lee at 310-794-7209 or aidsinst@ucla.edu

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